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John Farquharson Lamb

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John Farquharson Lamb (1872- )

1922 M.I.E.E., Superintending Engr., G.P.O. Eng. Department, Eastern District, too, Hills Road, Cambridge; b. Sept. 22, 1872. Ed. Blackheath School and in Paris. Training: King's College, London; Davey, Paxman and Co.'s Engine Works, Colchester; and Siemens Brothers' Electrical Works, Woolwich. Entered Post Office 1898, by competitive examination; Technical Officer, 2nd Class; Asst. Superintending Engr., Northern District; Staff Engr., 1st Class, in charge of Electric Light and Power Section; Superintending Engr., Eastern District; one of the Secretaries to the International Telegraph Conference, 1903; Member of the Committee of Management of the Royal National Lifeboat Inst.

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